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Premier League confirms six positive COVID-19 cases across three clubs

The Premier League has recorded six positive cases of coronavirus amongst staff from three clubs after the first wave of tests were conducted within the top flight this week. A Premier League statement read: 'The Premier League can today confirm that, on Sunday 17 May and Monday 18 May, 748 players and club staff were tested for COVID-19. 'Of these, six have tested positive from three clubs. Players or club staff who have tested positive will now self-isolate for a period of seven days.' After the disclosure of the results, Premier League clubs can now get involved in group training sessions with individuals who have tested negative for COVID-19. Each training session will be followed by the disinfection of cones, goalposts, corner flags, balls, amongst others while social dist...